TV5299 : Seven Sisters Country Park - pillbox

taken 7 years ago, near to Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

Seven Sisters Country Park - pillbox
Seven Sisters Country Park - pillbox
Seven Sisters Country Park :: TV5199
Situated in the South Downs National Park, the Seven Sisters Country Park comprises 280 hectares of chalk cliffs, meandering river valley and open chalk grassland. It is a popular place for a number of outdoor activities including walking, birdwatching, cycling and canoeing. The Country Park is named after the famous Seven Sisters (LinkExternal link ) that form part of the chalk cliffs on the Sussex Heritage Coast, one of Britain's finest unspoilt coastlines. The park also contains the lower part of the River Cuckmere (LinkExternal link ) and Cuckmere Haven (LinkExternal link ). Website LinkExternal link
Pillboxes
In 1940 a network of defences was hastily built all over the British Isles to prevent an anticipated German invasion. The most common of these defences were called “pillboxes”, squat concrete forts that were sited at road junctions, canals and other strategic points.
With the passage of time it is estimated that less than 6,000 of a total of 28,000 pillboxes built still survive. They remain as permanent monuments and a silent tribute to the courage and tenacity of the British people during the dark days of 1940 when Britain stood alone against Nazi Germany.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 June, 2010
Category
Pillboxes   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 521 991 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.3036N 0:9.3511E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 520 991
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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